Healthcare is transforming itself again, as the industry continues to make improvements in the transition from a fee-for-service model to one based on value. Correspondingly, the demand for measures of healthcare quality has grown. Innovative technologies that facilitate digital measurements of quality already exist, and now organizations such as the National Committee for Quality [...]
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You probably don’t know where your blind spots are. The healthcare industry has an unprecedented opportunity to drive market share, create transparency, improve performance, and engage patients, by leveraging digital marketing solutions. Businesses, in general, are implementing more targeted efforts aimed at getting in touch with more focused demographics when engaging in digital marketing. [...]
Beginning next year, CMS will require health insurers to provide individuals enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans up-to-date details about those plans in real time. More specifically, health insurers will have to contact doctors and other providers every three months and update their online directories to include details about which doctors in the plan are [...]
What You Need to Know: On Feb. 20, 2015, 2015 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two distinct rules regarding online directories. According to the rule, Medicare Advantage Organizations will be required to contact providers on a quarterly basis (90 days) beginning next year and be expected to update online directories [...]
The ACA (Affordable Care Act) has significantly increased the number of consumers participating in an already overburdened healthcare delivery system. While it has provided significantly increased access to a wider range of health insurance benefits than has ever before been available, it has also added increased complexity. The onus is on health insurance providers [...]